March 2024

March 2024Making a MomA Look at Perinatal Care in Canada

March 2024

Making a Mom

A Look at Perinatal Care in Canada

Canada is recognized as part of the developed world where quality of life standards are high, but this reputation is slowly (or quickly, depending on your experience) sinking into decline. This is true of social determinants of health like education, housing, food insecurity, and especially health care, particularly for women, women of colour, and low-income individuals.

In Focus | March 2024 | Women in BusinessIt’s All in the ChemistryNetchem

In Focus | March 2024 | Women in Business

It’s All in the Chemistry


In the world of international specialty chemical procurement and distribution, Netchem Inc. serves hundreds of manufacturing customers, from independently-owned businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Netchem enables its customers to build and expand solid supply chains, striving to act as an extension of their procurement and distribution departments. And while bigger competitors had difficulties during the supply chain nightmare of recent years, Netchem fulfilled many urgent requests for material while increasing its standard three-month inventory holding period to support customers’ production schedules.

In Focus | March 2024 | Women in BusinessInnovation by DesignArquitectonicaSTUDIO

In Focus | March 2024 | Women in Business

Innovation by Design


Despite its relatively young age, ArquitectonicaSTUDIO is an established, interdisciplinary voice on the Miami architecture scene that has proven to be a dynamic and capable collaborator across a host of project types and sizes, unafraid of exploring creativity and novelty. As part of Arquitectonica, the ArquitectonicaSTUDIO team specializes in boutique-style projects incorporating interior and landscape design while benefitting from being an integrated part of the greater ecosystem and community creativity of its parent company.

March 2024 | ResourcesA Green Success Story in the Oil and Gas SectorTotal Operations & Production Services (TOPS)

March 2024 | Resources

A Green Success Story in the Oil and Gas Sector

Total Operations & Production Services (TOPS)

TOPS LLC specializes in advanced, electric-powered compressors that facilitate the gas flow in the oilfield. The company’s environmentally friendly wares have proven hugely popular in the Permian Basin—an oil- and natural gas-rich region stretching from West Texas to southern New Mexico. Since being profiled in April of 2023 in Resource in Focus magazine, the Midland, Texas-based firm has introduced new compressors, hired more staff, and doubled the size of its rental fleet.

Construction Services | March 2024Clearing the AirAllied Blower

Construction Services | March 2024

Clearing the Air

Allied Blower

The last time Business in Focus touched base with Allied Blower, the whole world was in turmoil. The company’s plans to expand to the United States had just run into an obstacle that nobody could have foreseen: COVID-19. Travel was restricted, and every business was wondering exactly what the impact would be on regular operations, let alone any expansion plans.

March 2024 | Transportation & LogisticsHighway StarsB.S.D. Linehaul

March 2024 | Transportation & Logistics

Highway Stars

B.S.D. Linehaul

Business is booming at B.S.D. Linehaul, Inc., a transport company based in Brampton, Ontario. The company has recently added a slew of new trucks and drivers and is exploring opening a tanker division and a branch in the United States. B.S.D. is also planning to move its headquarters and terminal from Brampton to Milton, Ontario while a second company terminal in Windsor, Ontario will not be affected by this shift. Against this busy backdrop, the team has also been earning transport industry acclaim and high-level certifications.


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